Josephine Granger Cochrane was born in the township of Enfield Connecticut in 1861. Although Enfield was noted for its rustic beauty; it was also home to The Hazard Company's black powder factories. The gun powder produced in Enfield was responsible for the rumbling of artillery throughout the struggling campaigns of The Civil War. When the war came to an end on April 22,1865, the inhabitants of the region slowly regained their calm..
Josephine Granger was raised in conventional Victorian ways. Many years had passed after the war. She satisfied the educational requirements of the times. It is possible that her aptitude for art was acknowledged and encouraged by her teachers. She probably h
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